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Jan 20, 2022

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies is now accepting proposals for the 5th annual CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 25. The 12-week program begins May 16. Its primary objective is to support and guide faculty from the CAES universities (Boise State University, Idaho State University and University of Idaho) […]

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Jan 13, 2022

The research teams awarded CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds in the spring recently presented their outbriefs to the CAES Executive Board. The collaboration funds have been awarded for four years to projects led by Idaho National Laboratory researchers that include faculty from the CAES universities. The goal is to establish and foster relationships between the […]

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Jan 13, 2022

Installation of equipment into CAES' newest laboratory, the Advanced Manufacturing (AM) Suite, began in late 2021. When installation is complete this year, the new suite will boast a 3D metal printer capable of printing structural nuclear materials, a upgraded spark plasma sintering system and other advanced equipment. The total investment is more than $1.4M in […]

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Jan 13, 2022

Ten researchers at Idaho State University received $243,030 in seed grants in December for collaborative research projects involving partners from INL and the other CAES universities. The projects range from microreactor design to pumped hydropower to high-performance computing. The funding for the projects comes from the portion of ISU's annual state funding that is allocated […]

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Oct 6, 2021

INL’s Safeguards & Security directorate has created this guide to frequently asked questions about Idaho National Laboratory’s International Access program.  

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Sep 30, 2021

Winners announced in CAES' annual pitch competition A faculty member from Idaho State University and two researchers with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) emerged as the winners of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies' annual pitch event. Modeled after the Shark Tank television show, CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero was designed […]

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Aug 31, 2021

CAES News Release NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Matthew Evans: 208-520-4763, matthew.evans@inl.gov Diane Hughes, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, NuScale Power, dhughes@nuscalepower.com   CAES unveils new laboratory featuring nuclear power plant control room simulator IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest laboratory, the Small […]

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Aug 18, 2021

Nearly 20 percent of the electricity generated in the U.S. comes from nuclear sources, and the performance of the nation's nuclear reactors depends on the materials they use to produce energy. Join the CAES Codebreaker webinar on Sept. 2 as University of Idaho (UI) Professor Indrajit Charit discusses the role that materials research and development […]

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Jul 28, 2021

CAES is pleased to announce the last in a series of webinars on proposal writing that have taken place this summer. The third webinar, Post Award Review – What other opportunities can I pursue if my proposal is not selected for funding?, is set for 10 am MT on August 11 and will feature a […]

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Jul 15, 2021

Second installment in webinar series on proposal writing set for July 22 The second of three webinars in CAES' professional development series on proposal writing is set to take place on July 22 at 10 am MT. Developing and Funding a Center features a presentation from KB Science, a consulting firm specializing in proposal development, […]

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